Heritage Village Museum is operated by Historic Southwest Ohio a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Although located inside the lovely Sharon Woods Park, Heritage Village Museum receives no tax dollars from the Great Parks of Hamilton County Park District.

All funds for operations come through grants, fund-raising, programs and private donations. Donating to Heritage Village Museum is easy, just print out the attached form and send it with your check or credit card information to:
Historic Southwest Ohio, Inc.
PO Box 62475
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262

Donation Card
You will receive a letter for your tax records shortly after.
For a quicker and easier donation, you can pay online using PayPal.


Pathway to History

You can be a part of the Pathway to History, the brick pathway at the bottom of the ramp at Hayner House leading to the road into the Village.  Order a memorial brick or one to honor someone special or even to place your family’s name in the Pathway to History.

To order a brick, mail your check for $250 or call Bill Dichtl with your credit card number. Be sure to include what you want printed on three lines (20 characters per line).
If you have questions call Bill at 513-563-9484.
Mail to:
Historic Southwest Ohio,
P.O. Box 62475,
Cincinnati, OH 45262



Please support Heritage Village Museum & Educational Center by shopping at AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Heritage Village Museum. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
To sign up:
1. Go to and input the email address and password of your Amazon account or create a new Amazon account.
2. Type “Historic Southwest Ohio” into the charity search bar. Then select “Historic Southwest Ohio.”
3. Make a purchase as usual. In order for Amazon to make the donation, purchases must be made through the site and not the regular page.
You can help us when you purchase items at!





Kroger Community Rewards
Kroger Community Rewards makes donating east. All you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! To enroll in Community Rewards:
1. Go to:
2. Click on “View Details” under “Want to enroll in Community Rewards.”
3. Sign in to your Kroger account or sign up for a new Kroger account.
4. Click on the organization search button. Then type “Historic Southwest Ohio” into the “Find an Organization” search bar and click “Search”.
5. Click the “Enroll” button under Historic Southwest Ohio. Organization #WE745. 


Every time you make a purchase at, a percentage will be donated to HistoricSouthwest Ohio to continue to support our work in preserving heritage. Purchases at your favorite stores like Kohl’s, Nike , and Amazon through will be supporting our cause.


Planned Giving

Help preserve the Heritage Village Museum for future generations by making us a part of your planned giving legacy. Please see the following brochure for more information:

Planned Giving Brochure